Man, 27, charged with attempted robbery in Wakefield

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Police have charged a 27-year-old man with attempted robbery and theft after a shop in Wakefield was targeted on Thursday.

Adam Wiechnicki from Featherstone has been charged in connection with offences at the shop on Girnhill Lane on January 10, as well as a further offence of theft.

Detectives are continuing their enquiries into other recent robberies at shops in the area.

Police arrested two men following a five robberies around Normanton between January 2 and January 9.